Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officers can't enter someone's residence without a warrant. When they don't have a warrant, they sometimes describe themselves as police officers to get people to let them in the door. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Joel Rubin of The Los Angeles Times about this tactic.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Tuesday unveiled new rules aimed at tougher enforcement of immigration laws, a major policy shift that could put millions of people in the U.S. illegally at risk of deportation.
One day after he lost both a book deal and a prominent speaking gig, Yiannopoulos said he was stepping down as technology editor for the website formerly run by President Trump's chief strategist.
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As thousands protested outside Britain's parliament Monday, members debated whether President Trump should have the honor of meeting the queen on a state visit. Rhetorical skills were on full display.
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Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect "Dreamers" — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
Members of the Democratic National Committee vote this week for a new leader. Here are the candidates' own words on where they want to take the party next.
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President Trump announced that Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will be his new national security adviser. David Greene talks to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, who tweeted his strong approval of the pick.
Rachel Martin talks to FEC Commissioner Ann Ravel. When she decided to resign her term on the commission early, it set up an opportunity for President Trump to shape political spending rules.
Immigrant advocates say they've seen more interest in applying for U.S. citizenship from green card holders since President Donald Trump first announced his travel ban order.
After the resignation of retired Gen. Michael Flynn, President Trump has picked three-star Army Gen. H.R. McMaster to be national security adviser. He's known as an intellectual military strategist.
Rachel Martin talks to Republican Rep. Tom Reed, who represents New York's 23rd District, and co-chaired Trump's transition team, about angry outbursts at his constituent meetings over the weekend.
A U.S. border patrol agent shot and killed an unarmed Mexican national from across the border, and the agent was not disciplined. The boy's family says a suit is their only possibility for justice.
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NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Cass Sunstein about his new book, #Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media. He says democracy needs people to come across a variety of viewpoints, and much of social media limits that exposure.
A church in Washington state is suing the federal government for preventing it from practicing its faith. The Episcopal diocese says the refugee ban stops them from welcoming strangers in need.
In his campaign to become president, Donald Trump vowed to bring back coal jobs. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rob Godby, director of the Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy at the University of Wyoming, about the outlook for the coal industry in the U.S.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island about his new book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy.
Why does the U.S. have a holiday for chief executives, but none for their vice presidents? We right that wrong on this Presidents Day with an original vice presidents song.
Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis have offered words of reassurance to European officials worried about NATO and Russia due to contradicting statements from the president over the last few months. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jacob Parakilas of Chatham House, a think tank in London, about how Europeans are reacting.
Following the departure of Mike Flynn, President Trump has appointed Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser.
The president called McMaster "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience."
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